A theorem of Eliashberg and Thurston on foliations and by Carlo Petronio

By Carlo Petronio

Those notes originate from a seminar held in Pisa in November and December 1996 together via Riccardo Benedetti, Paolo Lisca and me. the purpose of those notes is to offer an in depth facts of the subsequent outcome because of Eliashberg and Thurston: THM enable M be a closed orientated 3-manifold and allow F be a cooriented C2-smooth codimension-1 foliation on M. imagine that (M,F) isn't really diffeomorphic to the product foliation on S2xS1. Then arbitrarily just about F within the C0 topology there exist a favorable and a damaging C\infty touch constitution.

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